On 18th of December, PrishtinaSchool for Political Studies organized the diploma ceremony for the participants, at the same time, the final event for this generation. The diploma ceremony commenced with opening remarks by Leonora KRYEZIU (Executive Director of PIPS), Granit TERNAVA (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung), Isabelle SERVOZ GALLUCCI (Council of Europe Office in Prishtina), who all pinpointed the significance of the work of School for Political Studies through informal education for young leaders, in creating a new democratic culture in Kosovo, based on political dialogue.
On the second part of the conference, the discussion “Year 2018 for Kosovo: Will it be a Year of Political Consensus” took place. This discussion was focused on the expectations of political actors in Kosovo, for the year 2018. The panelists of this discussion were: Enver HOXHAJ, Vjosa OSMANI, Glauk KONJUFCA, Ilir DEDA, Arbër VLLAHIU, Gjylieta MUSHKOLAJ and Dastid PALLASKA.
On 27 December, the first meeting with journalists was held as part of the program “Journalists in the field of energy and environment”. During this meeting the detailed program was presented for the participants as well as the current situation in Kosovo regarding energy and environment policies.
On July 7, the Pristina Institute for Political Studies (PIPS) published the policy analysis "Rationalization of Independent Agencies and Regulators in Kosovo". The analysis drafted after a period of several months of research provides an overview of the current situation of public administration reform, namely the implementation of the rationalization of independent, executive and regulatory agencies.
School for Political Studies has held an online lecture & discussion with Dr. Gëzim Visoka on the topic "Peace through mutual recognition: The current situation in Kosovo and future opportunities".